A woman has died at a house in Haydock in circumstances which remain mysterious.
Merseyside Police were called to the address in Alfred Road at around 4.30pm on Friday.
They had received reports concerned for the safety of a 46-year-old woman.
Sadly she was pronounced dead at the scene after paramedics attended.
Police officers remained at the house on Saturday.
The death is currently being treated as unexplained and the woman's next of kin have been informed.